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Life Enrichment Coordinator

Location: Saline, MI

Department: Life Enrichment

Type: Full Time

Min. Experience: Manager/Supervisor

Life Enrichment Coordinator

Memory Support Center - Brecon Village, Saline MI.

Full-Time – Day Shift, 40 hours per week 9a – 5p (must be flexible on evenings/weekends)

Founded in 1879, EHM Senior Solutions formerly known as Evangelical Homes of Michigan is a not-for-profit, full service health and human service organization that provides health care, housing and community services to older adults and their families in Southeast Michigan. Today, EHM is one of the largest non-profits of its kind, in metro Detroit and one of the oldest in the state, serving more than 4,500 older adults and their extended families annually.

EHM remains grounded in tradition to care for the underserved and has provided $11.5 million in charitable care over the past five years. EHM has been consistently recognized for its leadership and innovation over the years, and was named one of Michigan’s top 25 workplaces by the Detroit Free Press.

Position Overview:

Brecon Village Memory Support Center is eager to partner with an experienced Life Enrichment Coordinator to join in our continued mission. The Life Enrichment Coordinator will plan, organize, develop and direct the overall Life Enrichment Activities of the Memory Support Center Adult Day and Assisted Living Residence in accordance with current applicable federal, state, and local standards, guidelines and regulations, our established policies and procedures, and as directed by the Executive Director, to assure that on on-going program of activities is designed to meet the well-being of each resident.

Job Duties include, but are not limited to:

  • Plan, develop, organize, implement, evaluate and direct the Life Enrichment activities of the Adult Day program and Assisted Living residences.
  • Design exciting activity programs to meet the individual needs and interests of the residents.
  • Maintain a working relationship with other department supervisors and coordinate the Life Enrichment program to assure that daily activities can be performed without interruption.
  • Plan and implement the monthly, Life Enrichment calendar of daily programming and lifelong learning.
  • Develop resources to make the calendars and other life enrichment materials available for residents, guests and personnel.
  • Train staff on the importance of the dimensions of wellness and other areas regarding quality of life for residents.
  • Coordinate quarterly events at the campus which includes residents, families and friends.
  • Develop community resources and contacts to enhance the resident’s quality of life.

Qualifications and Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Recreation, Music, Occupational Therapy or related field.
  • Must hold an active Certified Therapeutic Recreation Specialist (CTRS) license/certification
  • Two or more years of direct programming experience with older adults within a long-term care, respite care, memory care, or post –acute rehabilitation environment.
  • Previous experience in direct program development and project management.
  • Possess strong written and verbal communication skills, including active listening.
  • Able to deal tactfully with personnel, residents, family members and general public, and be comfortable with public speaking engagements.

Evangelical Homes of Michigan is excited to offer a competitive wage and benefit package, along with a fast paced working environment.

Evangelical Homes of Michigan is proud to be an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer. M/F/D/V. Qualified applicants must be presently eligible to work in the United States. Applicants will be required to undergo a criminal background check and pre-employment physical upon the acceptance of a verbal offer

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